Virgin Media has launched its latest fibre broadband bundles for 2017, including ultrafast internet starting at 100Mbps and its swanky new V6 TV streaming service. Here’s the latest Virgin broadband bundles compared, so you know which is best for you.
Whether you simply want ultrafast internet, or hope to enjoy some smooth 4K video streaming of the latest shows and movies, Virgin Media’s latest fibre broadband bundles are made for you.
The standard Vivid broadband bundles for 2017 start at £32 per month (including line rental) and offer a meaty 100Mbps peak download speeds. If you’re even more demanding you can raise this to 300Mbps, ideal for streaming 4K HDR movies and spending your nights blasting mates to pieces in the latest demanding games.
Virgin is also bundling its nifty V6 TV streaming box with select broadband bundles, so telly addicts can watch and record up to seven shows at once.
Here’s our comparison of the all-new Virgin Media broadband bundles and all you need to know.
Comparing the new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles for 2017
This handy table we’ve knocked up shows you the new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles for 2017. This includes a breakdown of the peak speeds, whether you get the Virgin Media V6 streaming service included and the monthly price including line rental.
|Virgin Media bundle||Broadband speeds (down/up)||V6 box?||Price (p/m inc. line rental)|
|Vivid 100 Solus||100Mbps/12Mbps||No||£32.25|
|Vivid 100 Solus with home phone||100Mbps/12Mbps||No||£40|
|Vivid 200 Solus||200Mbps/16Mbps||No||£37.25|
|Vivid 200 Gamer||200Mbps/20Mbps||No||£42.25|
|Vivid 300 Solus||300Mbps/20Mbps||No||£47.25|
|Mix bundle with Vivid 100||100Mbps/12Mbps||Yes||£52|
|Fun bundle with Vivid 100||100Mbps/12Mbps||Yes||£57|
|Full House with Vivid 200||200Mbps/16Mbps||Yes||£73|
|Full House with Vivid 300||300Mbps/20Mbps||Yes||£83|
What is the Virgin TV V6 4K streaming box?
Virgin’s TV V6 4K service is a direct rival to Sky Q and the company’s first true 4K set-top box, with multiple tuners and the ability to offer HDR quality pictures. Its main selling point is the ability to watch and record up to seven different channels at once, making it ideal for large households with very different TV tastes.
What are Virgin Media’s Mix, Fun and Full House bundles?
The Mix, Fun and Full House bundles offer a variety of paid TV channels, which can be streamed live. You also have access to Catch Up content, for watching shows and movies you may have missed.
- Virgin Media’s Mix bundle offers 150+ channels, including Sky 1, Sky Sports News HQ, MTV and Fox. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and BT Sport. Check out the Virgin Media Mix Bundle page for full details.
- Virgin Media’s Fun bundle offers 190+ channels, including all of the Mix channels and some bonus kids TV, documentary and Sky channels. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and BT Sport. Check out the Virgin Media Fun Bundle page for full details.
- Virgin Media’s Full House bundle offers 245+ channels, including up to 50 in HD. You get all of the Fun channels as well as the BT Sport channels. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema and Sky Sports. Check out the Virgin Media Full House Bundle page for full details.
When are Virgin Media’s new fibre broadband 2017 bundles going live?
These new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles will go live on the website on March 30, 2017.